And I found myself going back and forth in my mind over the question, Are these nice men, or are they oppressive? I thought I had to choose. It hadn’t occurred to me that you could be both…I came to this dawning realization: Niceness has nothing to do with it.
From a brilliant interview in The New Yorker with Peggy McIntosh, the woman who coined the term white privilege. Very worth a read: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2014/05/the-woman-who-coined-the-term-white-privilege.html
The best New Yorker cartoon ever?